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The Russians come to town

Update: October, 06/2017 - 09:03
Untouched: Mountains, one of the Russian photos on show. It was taken by Aksyonov Yuri Sever.
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI  — The stunning beauty of Russian nature is captured in photos displayed at an exhibition that opened yesterday in Hà Nội.

The exhibition entitled The Nature of Northern Russia displays 60 photos reflecting the beauty of the White Sea, forests, lakes, historical sites, flora and fauna of the North Pole.

Through the photos, the authors want to inspire people to preserve the pristine beauty of  nature.

The exhibition will run until October 10 at the Việt Nam Culture and Arts Exhibition Centre, 2 Hoa Lư Street, Hà Nội.

Professional: The Beryozka troupe will perform traditional dances at Russian Cultural Days. — Photo

It is a part of activities during a Russian Cultural Days programme in Việt Nam. The exhibition was previously displayed in Laos, Cambodia and Philippines.

The programme started yesterday at Hà Nội Opera House with a performance by the highly professional Beryozka Folk Dance Ensemble. The troupe will also perform in HCM City on Friday.   

For years, the Beryozka troupe has been a trade mark for Russian culture. Its artistry has won audiences in 80 countries and its repertoire is rich and unique. The group allows people to better understand the Russian soul.

Daisy chain: Good Morning, Teriberka - a photo by Basov Vyacheslav.

The Việt Nam National Academy of Music in Hà Nội has also hosted a concert by pianist Andrey Diev and violinist Aleksey Koshvanets. Both of them are named Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation. 

Alexandr Vladimirovich Zhuravskiy, Vice-minister of  Russia’s Culture Ministry said cultural exchanges played an important role in enhancing mutual understanding and co-operation.

Nguyễn Ngọc Thiện, Vietnamese Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, said audiences had a rare chance to enjoy special performances representing Russian culture, of which they were fond. — VNS


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